Lexus RX 350 is a five-seat medium-size vehicle in the Luxury SUV category. For the 2016 model year, there are two trim-lines to choose from, both with the same 3.5L V-6 engine that produces 295 horsepower, which is enough for the 4,222 to 4,387 lbs. SUV to reach 60 mph from zero in 7.7 seconds. EPA-estimated annual regular gasoline expense is $2,000 to $2,050, which over the course of five years will cost you $1,750 in extra fuel spending. Lexus RX 350 has received a 4-stars crash rating from NHTSA.
2016 RX 350 has a relatively short wheelbase ( 109.8 in) on a narrower body structure compared to vehicles of similar length and class. It is relatively lighter with curb weight of 4222 - 4387 lbs.
2016 RX 350 seats five adults. It has class-leading first-row passenger room on only two measurements - legs and hips - and larger than average room for first-row passengers on head. When it comes to second-row passenger room, RX 350 ia a class-leader on only two measurements - legs and hips - and has a larger than average room for second-row passengers on shoulders and head. Cargo volume behind second-row seats is smaller than the average among its peers with 18.4 cu. ft.
2016 RX 350 Base
2016 RX 350 F SPORT
|Engine||3.5L V-6||3.5L V-6|
|HP||295 hp||295 hp|
|Drivetrain||Front Wheel Drive||All Wheel Drive|
|0-60 mph||7.7 sec||7.9 sec|
|City||20 MPG||19 MPG|
|Highway||27 MPG||26 MPG|
|Combined||23 MPG||22 MPG|
|Annual Fuel Cost||$2,000||$2,050|
2016 RX 350 SUV comes in two trim levels, with an average price that is $8,037 less compared to its rivals. With a lighter body, and on average less powerful engine, RX 350 has higher-than-average combined fuel economy of 22.5 mpg.
2016 RX 350 SUV has a 4-star NHTSA overall crash safety rating, which is lower than the average among other competing models. However, it has higher than average ratings for all three crash tests: Front, Side, and Side Pole. Customers have filed forty-five complaints, which is more than the average for its rivals. There are also three recalls issued by Lexus, which by itself is a relatively high number.